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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By BB_TX
It really doesn’t take much of an impact to bend...

It really doesn’t take much of an impact to bend brackets, supports, bolts, and other metal components. I would make sure a competent service tech checked all support brackets, springs and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By BB_TX
That would be a reasonable place to start. Or...

That would be a reasonable place to start. Or even a little higher if you want. RV prices have been higher than normal for some time now. Although this is probably a little slower time of year for...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By BB_TX
Sold ours quickly on Facebook marketplace.

Sold ours quickly on Facebook marketplace.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-24-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By BB_TX
You might still find some older parks that...

You might still find some older parks that haven’t upgraded to GFCI outlets, but probably not many. Probably not enough to justify the purchase. I would think parks would have some liability concerns...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-22-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By BB_TX
Elder health is why we ended up selling our Monty...

Elder health is why we ended up selling our Monty earlier this year. My wife’s mother had some serious health issues 9 years ago that never fully went away. My wife’s brother lived with their mother...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-19-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By BB_TX
I never had a problem with mine. But from your...

I never had a problem with mine. But from your picture it appears that piece just screws onto the center pipe stub. Looks easily replaceable but may be hard to find a part number for that fitting.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By BB_TX
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By BB_TX
Are your slides working?

Are your slides working?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By BB_TX
There have been many different problems reported...

There have been many different problems reported over the years to cause the WH to not work on electric including bad heating element, bad outside switch, bad/tripped thermostat/hi temp cutout,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By BB_TX
And the mystery deepens. :confused: GFCI is...

And the mystery deepens. :confused:

GFCI is 120 vac. Slides are 12 vdc. One should not affect the other. And yet?

Are the outlets marked “GFI protected” the only outlets not working? Any other...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By BB_TX
There are no fuses associated with a GFCI. ...

There are no fuses associated with a GFCI.
Also look in your basement. Has to be a GFCI outlet somewhere unless someone screwed up and didn’t install one.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-16-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By BB_TX
There are also GFCI circuit breakers. Have never...

There are also GFCI circuit breakers. Have never heard of one on a Montana. But???
Might look at your circuit breaker panel and see.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-15-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By BB_TX
Wife loved our Splendide combo vented. Yeah,...

Wife loved our Splendide combo vented. Yeah, small loads and fairly long cycle times. But we would put in a load of laundry, set it to wash and dry, go out and do what ever we might have planned, and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By BB_TX
Good luck on your sale. I recommend you also list...

Good luck on your sale. I recommend you also list it on Facebook Marketplace. I listed my 2007 3075RL there. Then inquires started coming in. Sold it the second day for asking price to first person...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By BB_TX
OK, that’s a new one. Have never seen anyone post...

OK, that’s a new one. Have never seen anyone post that their model number decal had peeled. And have never seen any replacement decal web site offer replacement model number decals.

If no one can...
Forum: Maintenance 11-10-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By BB_TX
Odd. It works for me. Anyway, if you want...

Odd. It works for me.

Anyway, if you want to add a picture to a post scroll down to a clicky “Manage attachments”. Click in it and you can browse and choose up to 4 file names. Select the pic(s)...
Forum: Maintenance 11-10-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By BB_TX
Go to the thread below and scroll down to how to...

Go to the thread below and scroll down to how to add pictures.

https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70323
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By BB_TX
Come on! A real engineer would have put a trim...

Come on! A real engineer would have put a trim pot in the circuit to adjust the intensity to suit the mood of the night. :lol:


Rule #1, an engineer never recovers. :whistling:
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-04-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By BB_TX
Great. Glad you got it done. My 2007...

Great. Glad you got it done.

My 2007 Montana had all 12 vdc light fixtures except the one over the dining table. It was 120 vac for some reason. With no wall switch, only a switch on the fixture....
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By BB_TX
Amen. Have never boondocked. But one of our...

Amen. Have never boondocked. But one of our favorite places had 30 amps at some sites and 20 amp at others. And some beautiful state and COE parks only have 30 amp service.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-03-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By BB_TX
I would not do that. 50 amp service has two hot...

I would not do that. 50 amp service has two hot legs 180 degrees out of phase and uses a common neutral for the two hot legs. Using a 30 amp service and a generator would be two hot legs with unknown...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-02-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By BB_TX
We had the TST507 for 10-12 years. Never got any...

We had the TST507 for 10-12 years. Never got any alarms for temp or pressure. Never had a low tire an alarm. Did occasionally lose signal to a sensor or two until I added the repeater.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-02-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,273
Posted By BB_TX
I have read on the forums of all 3 having the...

I have read on the forums of all 3 having the same problem. But I have had a 2004 F250, 2007 F350, and 2012 F350 and never experienced it.
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-01-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By BB_TX
There is no solution. You cannot exhaust air from...

There is no solution. You cannot exhaust air from the trailer without other outside air coming in from somewhere to replace it. Simply cannot be done. Otherwise you would be pulling a vacuum on the...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-01-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By BB_TX
Is it a 120 vac or 12 vdc light fixture? If 120...

Is it a 120 vac or 12 vdc light fixture? If 120 vac then determine which wire is hot and which is neutral. If 12 vdc determine which wire is positive and which is ground.

And does the new fixture...
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